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ABOUT - GROWING UP IN LA JOLLA , CALIF, JEFF DIVINE BEGAN TAKING PICTURES OF HIS FELLOW SURFERS IN HIS HOMETOWN DURING THE 1960"S AND GOT TO KNOW THE ORIGINAL ALTERNATIVE SPORT BEFORE THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA BLEW IT UP INTO THE THE COMMERCIAL KINGDOM IT HAS NOW COME TO BE.

HIS WORK TOOK HIM TO A STAFF POSITION IN 1971 WITH SURFER MAGAZINE WHERE HE WOULD BEGIN THE FIRST OF SOME 37 ANNUAL TRIPS TO THE NORTH SHORE OF OAHU, HI AND NUMEROUS WORLDWIDE TRIPS TO THE BEST SURFING DESTINATIONS . HE SERVED AS PHOTO EDITOR FOR SURFER AND THE SURFER'S JOURNAL FOR 35 YEARS.

DIVINE HAS ONE OF THE LARGEST ARCHIVES OF SURF PHOTOGRAPHY THAT EXISTS FROM 1970-2009. HIS PUBLISHED WORKS INCLUDE ; MASTERS OF SURF PHOTOGRAPHY VOL 1 (THE SURFER'S JOURNAL ) SURFING PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE SEVENTIES TAKEN BY JEFF DIVINE ( TOM ADLER BOOKS, ARTBOOK.COM ) SURFING PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN THE EIGHTIES BY JEFF DIVINE ( TOM ADLER BOOKS, ARTBOOK.COM ) LEGENDS OF SURFING ( DUKE BOYD, MVP BOOKS )

HIS WORK HAS BEEN SHOWN SOLO AT ; THE OCEANSIDE MUSEUM OF ART ( 2007 ) MB ART, LA ( 2006 ) CRANE KALLMAN , BRIGHTON , UK . 2008) OCEAN INSTITUTE, DANA POINT CALIF ( 2005 ) GALLERY 169,SANTA MONICA ,( 2013) MOLLUSK, SAN FRANCISCO, ( 2014 )